Christopher McDaniel

Christopher McDaniel

Christopher McDaniel has 30+ years’ experience in the financial services industry with varied projects and management roles including organizational transformation, process improvement, roadmap development, PMO and all facets of operations and technology. He has extensive experience in the Property and Casualty, Reinsurance and Life and Annuity space, with strong industrywide relationships and operational expertise.

Christopher is currently President of The Institutes RiskStreamTM Collaborative. The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative is an unprecedented, industry-led consortium collaborating to unlock the business potential of blockchain and other InsurTech technologies across the insurance industry. RiskStream accelerates time to market and adoption through real-world applications and impactful use cases.

Previously, Christopher was a Specialist Leader in Deloitte Consulting Insurance Practices specializing in Strategy and Operations.

Previous to Deloitte, Christopher was the SVP of Operations & Technology for the Insured Retirement Institute, where he brought together operations, technology and compliance executives across the largest insurance and brokerage companies in the nation into one strategic voice to drive the annuities industry forward.

Christopher also served as the Chief Operating Officer & VP of Product Management at Aplifi, the industry provider of the second largest annuities transaction order entry platforms. During his tenure he completed a turn-around of the annuities processing software firm from zero customers in production to 40 during, with a more than doubling of the company’s valuation.
Lastly, Christopher served as a SVP & Chief Information Officer in Pacific Life’s Broker/Dealer unit. This unit consisted of six securities firms with more than 3,000 branch offices. Christopher was brought in to standardize the technology across all companies, while running the day-to-day technology. Systems implemented tripled securities trading volume while providing 75% improved regulatory compliance with bullet proof disaster preparedness.

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Christopher McDaniel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that your first connection with a Blockchain might be unknown to you, but probably will be some service efficiency.
Christopher McDaniel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the insurance industry is working to stay ahead of the curve on Blockchain adoptions as both an offense and defensive strategy.
Christopher McDaniel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Blockchain is and will impact the insurance industry, including products, policies and performance.